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Breathe Easier: Updates in Asthma Influenza and IPF for Practitioners in Federal and Public Health Settings (Palo Alto, CA)
Dec 07, 2019 | CME 4.50 | Palo Alto, California
Breathe Easier: Updates in Asthma Influenza and IPF for Practitioners in Federal and Public Health Settings is organized by Prime Education, LLC and will be held on Dec 07, 2019 at Hotel Nia, Autograph Collection, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. Accreditation: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 4.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. Physician Credit Designation Statement: PRIME® designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ACCME MOCSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Physician Assistant Accreditation Statement: PRIME® has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credits for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Nurse Practitioner Accreditation Statement: Nurse Practitioner LogoPRIME® is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 060815. This activity is approved for 4.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0 hours of pharmacology). Pharmacist Accreditation Statement: This Application-based activity has been approved for 4.5 contact hours (0.45 CEUs) by PRIME® for pharmacists. The Universal Activity Number for this activity is JA0007144-0000-19-073-L01-P. Pharmacy CE credits can be electronically submitted to the NABP upon successful completion of the activity. Pharmacists with questions can contact NABP customer service (firstname.lastname@example.org). Nurse Accreditation Statement: PRIME® designates this activity for 4.5 contact hours. Learning Objectives: Moderate to Severe Asthma: • Assess barriers to optimal treatment access and outcomes for patients with moderate to severe asthma in federal and public health care systems • Evaluate applications of research on asthma phenotypes and endotypes to personalized treatment approaches • Apply evidence on the efficacy and safety of biologic therapies for uncontrolled, moderate to severe asthma to guide effective treatment decisions • Implement strategies for patient-centered asthma care, including shared decision-making and adherence promotion Influenza: • Identify barriers in the prevention, prompt diagnosis, and treatment of influenza in federal and public health care systems • Differentiate antiviral therapies for influenza by their efficacy, safety, dosing, and administration • Apply current evidence from clinical studies to guide effective decisions about influenza treatment to reduce the burden of disease and prevent complications • Implement strategies for patient education and shared decision-making regarding available influenza treatments Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: • Assess barriers to the accurate diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and the prompt initiation of antifibrotic therapy among patients in federal and public health care systems • Assess evidence on the efficacy, safety, and utility of anti-fibrotic and anti-inflammatory therapies for IPF • Implement strategies for the collaborative management of patients with IPF and comorbid conditions, including COPD, pulmonary hypertension, and cardiovascular disease • Provide supportive tools and resources to enhance the engagement and activation of IPF patients and family/caregivers in self-management and care team interaction
Innovative Vision Rehab Strategies for PTs, OTs, & SLPs: Don't Let Vision Limit Your Patient's Progress - Palo Alto
Dec 13, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Palo Alto, California
Innovative Vision Rehab Strategies for PTs, OTs, & SLPs: Don't Let Vision Limit Your Patient's Progress is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 13, 2019 at Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech Language Pathologists • Athletic Trainers • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners Course Description: When your patient wins the day, you win the day. And in those moments, you’re unstoppable. But when your patient has vision deficits, even your most tried-and-true therapy protocols can quickly go off the rails, dramatically limiting your effectiveness and halting progress in a variety of frustrating ways: • Poor performance of tasks/exercises • Avoidance of ADLs • Increased functional dependence • Noncompliance with home programs • Reading/communication problems • Limited hand-eye coordination • Gait and posture dysfunction • Frequent falls Here’s the good news. Vision deficits don’t have to limit you or your patients ever again. Join your colleagues at this upcoming seminar and discover a powerful framework for vision rehabilitation that has helped countless therapists and their patients overcome these challenges. Whether your patients are adults with diabetic retinopathy or stroke survivors with vision perception problems, you’ll transform your practice with innovative interventions that accelerate progress for outcomes that will earn you referrals. Objectives: • Identify the latest advances in vision rehab and their implications for PTs, OTs, and SLPs. • Demonstrate a comprehensive assessment, identifying and differentiating root causes of vision deficits and related functional impairment. • Demonstrate the most effective interventions available for managing vision deficits, restoring function, and improving safety. • Outline multidisciplinary strategies that combine multiple interventions for better outcomes. • Design effective, innovative plans of care for a wide range of vision diagnoses and functional impairments. • Apply the assessments and interventions discussed in this seminar to a series of interactive case scenarios.
Jan 10, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Palo Alto, California
Anxiety, Worry & Panic: Effective Strategies to Calm the Anxious Mind is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on jan 10, 2020 at Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapist Assistants • Speech Language Pathologists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Do you want to gain powerful techniques for your clients who struggle with treatment resistant anxiety, worry and panic? Learn how to assess anxious habits, symptoms and behaviors using effective cutting-edge, evidence-based strategies…even with your toughest clients! Dr. Jennifer Abel will teach you how to stop the anxiety spiral early to significantly reduce the habit of worry and panic using self-controlled desensitization. Experience how evidence-based treatments can help your clients problem solve, reduce tension, and increase energy. Learn unique, effective approaches to mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and exposure, including thought-labeling, interoceptive exposure, and better-but believable thoughts. Case studies, role plays, demonstrations and interactive discussions will be utilized in this cutting-edge seminar. Course Objectives: • Articulate components of the “anxiety spiral” and utilize several evidence-based strategies (including self-controlled desensitization) to prevent exacerbation of symptoms. • Specify five potential anxiety treatment pitfalls and learn evidence-based approaches to avoid or correct them. • Implement four mindfulness strategies for treating anxiety symptoms in a clinical setting. • Evaluate the inverse relationship between worry and problem solving, and identify its implications for treatment of anxiety. • Examine the clinical presentation of panic, worry and fear of guilt and how they compare to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; learn clinical strategies to stop these cycles of negative reinforcement. • Develop clinical skills to address treatment-resistant issues, including perfectionism, subjugation, procrastination, hypochondriasis, and catastrophizing/intolerance of uncertainty.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Clients: Clinical Issues and Treatment Strategies (Jan 22, 2020)
Jan 22, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Palo Alto, California
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Clients: Clinical Issues and Treatment Strategies is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 22, 2020 at Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 23 - 24, 2020 | CME 12.50 | USD $499.99 | Palo Alto, California
2-Day Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Intensive Training Course is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Jan 23 - 24, 2020 at Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™/ 12.5 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Psychiatrists • Occupational Therapists • Social Workers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • Mental Health Professionals • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants Course Description: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an empirically validated approach for working with mental health, chemical dependency, and complex co-morbidity. Designed to empower clients to establish mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, DBT assists clinicians in treating clients with emotional problems, suicidal, self-harm, and self-sabotaging urges and behaviors, and challenging interpersonal styles. Attend this 2-day intensive training course and receive a detailed understanding and foundation of the skills of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as applied to clients with mental health and chemical dependency issues. Going beyond symptom management, these skills are designed to improve functioning to build satisfying lives. This course explores DBT’s theoretical basis, specific DBT interventions, and how to teach skills in individual and group settings. Familiarity with these skills and techniques along with experiential exercises will enhance your clinical skills and professional development. Guided by the latest research and policy in evidence-based practices, this course teaches the clinical process and content of DBT from theory to practice. Going beyond prescriptive applications, this course shows you how to use essentials such as validation, dialectical strategies, communication styles, and the best ways of changing behaviors in order to effectively balance acceptance and change with your clients. Complete with education on user-friendly diary cards and chain analysis protocols, you will leave this conference with increased DBT competency as well as many new tools including client worksheets to bring to your clinical practice. This course counts towards the educational requirement when applying for Certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (through Evergreen Certification Institute (EVGCI). Objectives: • Explain the underlying theory of Dialectics and Dialectic Behavior Therapy. • Integrate DBT skills for individuals and group therapy treatment into practice. • Teach DBT skills in the areas of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness to clients. • Utilize specific DBT skills for the treatment of a range of mental health symptoms, chemical dependency and complex co-morbidities. • Describe DBT tools and resources used to effectively change behavior. • Articulate a variety of strategies for teaching DBT skills to clients. • Demonstrate the use of crisis survival strategies to enhance distress tolerance. • Discriminate the DBT model from cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and other treatment modalities. • Practice a multi-layered approach to validation of clients’ thoughts and feelings. • Apply DBT diary cards and chain (change) analysis techniques to address specific clinical issues in practice. • Summarize how to effectively operate consultative groups and treatment teams. • Assess and manage self-injurious and suicidal behaviors with clear protocols and safety plans. • Discuss the limitations and risks of DBT and areas of ongoing or future research regarding DBT effectiveness.
Feb 08 - 09, 2020 | CME 12.25 | USD $950 | Palo Alto, California
International Humanitarian Surgical Skills Course is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Feb 08 - 09, 2020 at Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Target Audience: • All Specialities Course Overview: This CME activity will help prepare the International Humanitarian volunteer for delivering surgical care in a low resource setting for treatment of common surgical and obstetric conditions. In developing and in-crisis countries, the surgical volunteer must truly be a “generalist” and able to handle an array of surgical conditions. This 1 ½ day course will provide an overview of the scope of conditions that one might encounter in resource- limited environments. Through a variety of techniques including skill stations and simulation, participants will familiarize themselves with several relevant procedures, as well as the essential elements of surgical safety, ethics, and cultural considerations required for such settings. Specific skill areas that will be taught are orthopedic dislocations and fracture management with traction pins and external fixation, cesarean sections, post-partum hemorrhage, primary repair of inguinal hernia, wound and burn management, hand cutting of skin grafts and basic skin flaps, emergency burr holes, hysterectomy, uterine evacuations, tendon repairs, tropical medicine for surgical diseases, and low resource anesthetic techniques. Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to discuss disease management in low resource settings and demonstrate necessary procedural steps for the following: • Personal preparedness • Ethical considerations • Tropical medicine relevant to surgical disease • Low-resource anesthesia • Fracture and dislocations management • Cesarean section • Post-partum hemorrhage • Tubal pregnancy treatment • Wounds and burns management • Hand cut skin grafts • Emergency “blind" burr holes • Hand injuries, tendon repairs • Intrauterine evacuation/ D&C • Techniques for difficult cesarean deliveries:breech, transverse lie, and impacted head presentations • Emergency hysterectomy • Inguinal - primary tissue hernia repair
Stanford Interstitial Lung Disease Symposium: Diagnosing and Treating Interstitial Lung Disease 2020
Feb 29, 2020 | CME 6.50 | USD $350 | Palo Alto, California
Stanford Interstitial Lung Disease Symposium: Diagnosing and Treating Interstitial Lung Disease is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Feb 29, 2020 at Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Target Audience: Critical Care & Pulmonology, Internal Medicine Course Overview: This CME event led by the Stanford Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care seeks to fulfill the need of practicing pulmonologists, primary care physicians, advanced-practice providers, and allied health care practitioners in the academic and community settings to achieve an accurate diagnosis and implement a comprehensive treatment plan for patients with interstitial lung disease. A team of multidisciplinary experts will address common challenges with an emphasis on the role of accurateradiographic interpretation, in combination with diagnostic testing and classification, and disease managementstrategies. The goal of the symposium is to improve the delivery of early, appropriate, and comprehensive care to the patient with the interstitial lung disease. Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Demonstrate the application of radiologic algorithms and classification criteria to IPF and non-IPF ILDs. • Summarize the key points of ILD classification as stated in the current ATS ILD Guidelines. • Review the criteria for initiating therapy in fibrotic and non-fibrotic ILDs and analyze the long-term monitoring process. • Using the criteria, determine appropriate timing for the referral of an ILD patient for a lung transplant evaluation.
Apr 20, 2020 | CE Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Palo Alto, California
High Risk Obstetrics: Current Trends, Treatments & Issues is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 20, 2020 at The Westin Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 contact hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Nurse Practitioners • Nurse Midwives • Certified Childbirth Educators/Doulas Course Description: Jamie Otremba will delve into the most common obstetrical emergencies presenting in today's obstetrical patients. She will provide you with a comprehensive look at pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, HELLP, the pitfalls of diagnosing and treating preterm labor, shoulder dystocia, abruption, previa, postpartum hemorrhage, placenta accreta, amniotic fluid embolism, venous thromboembolism, VBACs, and inductions. Jamie's extensive experiences in high risk obstetrics have provided her with keen insight into these often challenging and frightening situations. She is eager to share with you many of the effective interventions that she has acquired throughout her career! Through enlightening case studies, persuasive evidence-based research, and an engaging presentation style, she will teach you the current trends, treatments and issues in high risk obstetrics. Attend this seminar to learn new strategies and techniques that can immediately impact the maternal and fetal outcomes of your obstetrical patients! Objectives: • Evaluate the two-phase process that results in pre-eclampsia. • Compare the pharmacologic management options for preterm labor. • Determine the two most important factors in assessing risk in elective induction. • Explain the most effective way to change medical staff practices related to high risk elective inductions. • Interpret the possible causes of a post-partum hemorrhage and appropriate management for each. • Discuss strategies for collaborative care with the ICU and Emergency Department. • Explain why a d-dimer is no longer recommended as part of the evaluation for pulmonary embolism in pregnancy. • Utilize the latest ACOG recommendations for preventing blood loss during the delivery with an accreta. • Compare the varying degrees of abnormal placental implantation and how management might differ for each. • Analyze why neurological outcomes with amniotic fluid embolism are so poor and the rapid interventions that could make a difference.